Better Access Medicare subsidised GP Mental Health Care Plan, Perinatal specific referrals; CAREinMIND Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Services, Private Health Insurance Rebates, NDIS Therapeutic Supports
Evidence-Based Practice in Psychology
RelateWell provides valuable, high quality and accessible counselling services in a confidential, safe and supportive environment where you can share your feelings, thoughts and concerns.
Our psychology services are informed by evidence-based practice which is an integration of the best existing research with clinical expertise in the context of client individualities, characteristics, culture and tendencies.
Counselling may be helpful if you are feeling anxious, unhappy or unfulfilled in your life by helping you develop the skills and strategies needed to make your life and/or marriage/relationship work. Our team of psychologists, counsellors and psychotherapists will assist you in gaining awareness, clarity and an outlook.
We operate both a funded and private psychology stream.
Approaches used include:
- Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Motivational Interviewing
- Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT)
- Behaviour Therapy
- Psychodynamic Therapy
- Existential Therapy
- Person-Centred Therapy (client-centred counselling)
- Solution-Focused brief Therapy
- Family/Systemic Therapy
- Play Therapy
- Circle of Security
Coburg, Brunswick West, Glenroy, Springvale and Pascoe Vale
Psychologist / Psychotherapist / Counsellor qualifications
We have an experienced team of fully registered and provisional psychologists; and psychotherapists and counsellors.
RelateWell Psychology & Perinatal Health
There is a set fee to see a psychologist in our private psychology practice.
Bulk Billing available (eligibility applies) via Mental Health Treatment Plans.
Free mental health counselling via CAREinMIND Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Services - referral required.
Sessions are for 50 minutes.
Recommended APS (Australian Psychological Society) payment schedule to see a registered psychologist for 46 - 60 minutes is $238.
Funded Counselling Services
To see a counsellor, psychotherapist or provisional psychologist under our funded stream, the fee is set according to income.
Sessions are for 50 minutes.
Is there a Waiting List?
Short waiting list.
Do you see clients under the Medicare GP Mental Health Care Plan?
Our Registered Psychologists provide psychological treatment to clients under the Medicare GP Mental Health Care Plan. A GP referral to our organisation is required in order to receive this service.
Note: Mental Health Care Plans are for 12 months per calendar year; and from September 2020 to March 2021, individuals can receive 20 sessions per calendar year (as a result of COVID-19).
Do I have to pay a fee to receive psychological treatment under the Medicare GP Mental Health Care Plan?
Yes, a fee for this service will be assessed on your initial inquiry.
Full payment is required at appointment. After receiving Medicare rebate onsite, your out of pocket expense will commence at $55.00 for a 60 minute session.
BULK BILLING available to eligible clients (unemployed).
You will need a current Medicare card to receive this service.
Are you a CAREinMIND provider of Mental Health Services (formerly ATAPS) ?
Yes, our organisation provides counselling via the CAREinMIND Referral pathway for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Services.
Your GP will be able to nominate our organisation as the chosen referral at the application stage.
The CAREinMIND pathway is funded by the Australian Government by the Melbourne Primary Care Network.
Your right to confidentiality in counselling is protected under the Family Law Act 1975. Our Psychologists work within this professional code of ethics which obligates them to full confidentiality.
However, confidentiality is limited under the following circumstances: when subpoenaed by a court; failure to disclose information could place you or another person at risk; or when prior approval has been obtained.
For those clients who are unable to attend an onsite appointment, we provide telehealth counselling services via the secure platform Coviu.
Once an appointment has been made to see one of our psychologists, as a whole hour is reserved for the appointment, we require 24 hours’ notice for cancellation of a scheduled consultation. 24 hours' notice is required to allow the time to offer the appointment to another client who is on our cancellation list awaiting an appointment. A fee of $60 will be charged for non-attendance or less than 24 hours’ notice of cancellation.
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Morning & Evening appointments (Mon - Fri)
No additional charge for evening appointments
BULK BILLING (eligibility requirements)
CAREinMIND Mental Health Services
CAREinMIND Suicide Prevention Services
Private Health Insurance rebates
Short waiting period
50 minute session
We see people presenting with:
Mental Health Issues
Perinatal Mental Health
Relationship, Marriage and Family Issues
Separation or divorce
Family Conflict and Family Dispute Issues
Cross-Cultural & Bi-Cultural Issues
Self-Esteem & Developmental Issues
Sexuality and sexual identity
Grief & Loss
Abuse & violence in relationships
Life Transitions & Adjustment Issues
Locations: Coburg, Brunswick West, Glenroy, Springvale, Pascoe Vale